[yt-users] FLASH polar coordinates support

Miguel de Val-Borro miguel.deval at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 17:58:42 PST 2014

Hi Matt,

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 06:05:38AM -0800, Matthew Turk wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:34 AM, Miguel de Val-Borro
> <miguel.deval at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have tried to plot the results of 2D FLASH simulation using the
> > SlicePlot function and got the attached images using the development
> > versions of yt-2.7 and yt-3.0.  It looks like the range in the radial
> > coordinate and the labels are not correct.  Also I would like to
> > transform to a Cartesian coordinate system, is this possible for FLASH
> > 2D polar data?
> For the range, can you try specifying the keyword "origin" when
> creating the SlicePlot?  Otherwise it will default to centering.  For
> the transformation, this is possible, and yt can also slice along the
> axis such that it produces circular images.  The support for that is
> somewhat early, but it should work if you utilize the to_frb function
> rather than a SlicePlot.

Thank you for the indications. I have tried to use the to_frb function
on a slice using the current development version of the yt branch but
could not get the conversion from polar to Cartesian coordinates. Is
this functionality being implemented in the yt-3.0 branch?


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